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August 19, 2022

Women Face Some Differences in Care After Severe Trauma, Study Finds Women Face Some Differences in Care After Severe Trauma, Study Finds

After serious injury, women may fare worse than men by some measures, a new study suggests. In a nationwide sample of trauma patients, women were likelier […]
August 1, 2022

No Mortality Difference for ICU Loop Diuretics in Meta-Analysis No Mortality Difference for ICU Loop Diuretics in Meta-Analysis

In a meta-analysis, researchers found no difference in all-cause mortality for intensive-care patients with fluid overload who were treated with loop diuretics, compared with those given […]
June 23, 2022

IV Vitamin C Fares Poorly in Latest Septic Shock Trial IV Vitamin C Fares Poorly in Latest Septic Shock Trial

More patients in septic shock who received vitamin C infusions died or experienced greater organ dysfunction than those who received placebo — an unexpected finding that […]
June 22, 2022

UPenn Prof With Four Retractions ‘May No Longer Be Affiliated’ With School UPenn Prof With Four Retractions ‘May No Longer Be Affiliated’ With School

A pharmacology researcher with four retractions appears to have left the University of Pennsylvania, where he had worked for at least 30 years and won more […]
April 27, 2022

No Zinc Benefit Seen in COVID for Mortality or ICU Stays No Zinc Benefit Seen in COVID for Mortality or ICU Stays

Zinc use shortly before or after hospitalization of COVID-19 patients didn’t result in benefit, according to findings presented at the 2022 Critical Care Congress, the annual […]
April 26, 2022

Thanks to COVID-19, Drug Shortages Take Center Stage Thanks to COVID-19, Drug Shortages Take Center Stage

When a patient’s cardiac arrest triggers a Code Blue, clinicians respond with swift precision — until they have to hit a brief pause. Instead of a […]
April 25, 2022

Shortage of ICU Beds Did Not Drive COVID-19 Deaths Shortage of ICU Beds Did Not Drive COVID-19 Deaths

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Contrary to popular belief, no association appeared between the number of intensive […]
April 20, 2022

COVID-19 Accelerated Psych Problems for Critical Care Clinicians COVID-19 Accelerated Psych Problems for Critical Care Clinicians

Approximately one third of critical care workers reported some degree of depression, anxiety, or somatic symptoms in the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, based on […]
March 16, 2022

Crisis Care Scoring System Highlights Racial Inequities Crisis Care Scoring System Highlights Racial Inequities

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Approximately twice as many Black patients as patients of other ethnicities scored […]
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